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Results: 2008 English Nationals

Full results of the 2008 English National Championships from Preston's Guild Hall.

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David Read, Nigel Boddice, Chris Wormald

Test piece:
Infinity, Robert Redhead

Full Results:

1. Grimethorpe Colliery, Allan Withington, 8
2. Black Dyke, Dr Nicholas Childs, 14
3. Brighouse and Rastrick, Alan Morrison, 13
4. Mount Charles, Andrew Duncan, 9
5. Fodens Richardson, Garry Cutt, 10
6. Hepworth (Cookson Homes), Ian Porthouse, 4
7. Rothwell Temperance,David Roberts, 11
8. Leyland, Jason Katsikaris, 5
9. Fairey, Philip Chalk, 2
10. Reg Vardy, Steve Malcolm, 15
11. YBS Band, Morgan Griffiths, 6
12. PolySteel, Philip Harper, 12
13. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery, Russell Gray, 7
14. Redbridge, Jeremy Wise, 3
15. Fishburn, Ray Farr, 1

Best instrumentalist: Soprano, Kevin Crockford, Grimethorpe
Youngest player: Matthew Shaw [16], Hepworth


Sit back, log in and enjoy 13 hours of brass band action from Bolsover Festival of Brass

October 1 • ll you have to do this Sunday is log in to enjoy a full day of brass band contest action from the Bolsover Festival of Brass — and even the beer mats keep reminding you!

Brighouse and David King

Brighouse to open doors on their Lone Wolf

October 1 • Brighouse & Rastrick will be showcasing their 'Lone Wolf' preparations with their open rehearsal on Wednesday 5th October.

Tansy Davies

RNCM to focus in on composer Tansy Davies

October 1 • The acclaimed RNCM 'In Focus' series will feature the work of British composer Tansy Davies.

Central Coast

Pride, Excellence and Commitment fires Central Coast ambitions

October 1 • Central Coast Brass has been making a mark on Australian banding with a desire to live up to its musical motto.

Black Dyke Band - Moldgreen United Reformed Church

Saturday 1 October • Wakefield Road, Moldgreen , Huddersfield HD5 8AA



Enfield Citadel Band -

Saturday 1 October • Holy Trinity church, . Long Melford. Suffolk CO10 9DL

Staines Lammas Band - Virtuosi GUS

Saturday 1 October • St. Hilda's Church, Stanwell Rd, Ashford, Middlesex TW15 3QL

Contest: Bolsover Festival of Brass

Sunday 2 October • Heritage High School, Boughton Lane,Clowne, Chesterfield S43 4QG

Stannington Brass Band

September 30 • Winners of the 2nd section at the National Finals 2016 in Cheltenham and 1st section from 2017 require the following . Tenor Trombone player position depending on experience . Bb Bass player. Percussionist. Ambitious & sociable band. MD is Mr Derek Rensha

Welwyn Garden City Band

September 30 • We are a friendly & sociable Second Section Band with an exciting and busy Christmas programme. We have immediate vacancies for FRONT & BACK ROW CORNET players. Our MD is Graham Chambers.

Welwyn Garden City Band

September 30 • We are a friendly & sociable Second Section Band with an exciting and busy Christmas programme. Due to the sudden departure of a couple of players, we have immediate vacancies for SOLO HORN & FLUGEL HORN players. Our MD is Graham Chambers.

Stan Lippeatt

Conductor, adjudicator, tutor